The Thread

Xenia Chen
How To Leverage Your Emotional Intelligence & Intuition, With Sarah Farris Of Vibe Elevated

How To Leverage Your Emotional Intelligence & Intuition, With Sarah Farris Of Vibe Elevated

I had the chance to chat with Sarah Farris, emotional intelligence and energy expert, a few weeks ago. As the Founder & Principal of Vibe Elevated, Sarah is dedicated to helping people develop greater emotional awareness and resilience in the workplace and beyond.  Emotional intelligence (EI or EQ) is a set of skills and behaviors, comprised of the following: self-awareness, self-regulation, social awareness, and social skills. Emotional intelligence is important because a higher EQ has been proven to lead to higher levels of productivity, higher job satisfaction, and greater employee retention. Generally, our emotions dictate our actions. When you focus...

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Xenia Chen
How Kaylin Marcotte, Founder and CEO of JIGGY, Found Her Own Form Of Meditation, And Then Turned It Into A Business

How Kaylin Marcotte, Founder and CEO of JIGGY, Found Her Own Form Of Meditation, And Then Turned It Into A Business

For Kaylin Marcotte, puzzling was a way to relax and unwind in the evenings after her long work days as the first employee at theSkimm. As one of the only things that really helped her unplug, she fell in love with the activity…but wasn’t so inspired by the designs themselves. In 2019, she launched JIGGY. JIGGY is a modern approach to the classic pastime. Each JIGGY puzzle features art by emerging female artists from around the world, with a percentage of every sale going directly to the artist. Each kit also comes with puzzle glue and tool to help you apply it...

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Xenia Chen
Introducing: The Thread

Introducing: The Thread

We are so excited to be launching The Thread - a collection of conversations and stories with working women of all ages and walks of life. Supporting and empowering women at work is, and always will be, an important part of our brand ethos. Like a thread, career and life are two things that are rarely linear, but instead comprised of peaks and troughs that ultimately make us. We hope you can take some of the experiences and tidbits of wisdom from these conversations and feel inspired and empowered to be your best self at work and in life. If...

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